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erasam asked rhumbaflappy commented

Polygon elevation (altitude)

Where elevation (altitude) of a polygon is saved ?

I have checked the SHP file created by the sim but no elevation ifo is stored there

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mamudesign answered rhumbaflappy commented

Just opened a shp created in dev mode, elevation is stored where it is supposed to be placed: z value of each point, which is wise and pretty convenient, because you can create shapes with external tools


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Indeed, the gizmo can place the elevation of a terraform poly.
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rhumbaflappy answered

It has to be stored as the Z attribute of the polygon points (POLYGON TYPE Z) which means each point needs latitude, longitude and elevation. It needs to be done in a GIS program.

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